Also known as Bruneck, Brunico is a town which lies at the foot of the Kronplatz ski area. A gondola heads out of the town to link in with Kronplatz / Plan de Corones area. The town is situated in the the Puster Valley, in the South Tyrol region and dates back to the stone age. It's seen its fair share of history with floods in the 14th & 19th centuries, the plague in 1543 and various fires and earthquakes!! The town really started to take off in the 1800's with the opening of the Puster Valley railway which led to many visitors to the area. Today you will find a charming, picturesque town which still has some of the ancient walls from medieval times in the town centre.